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MacBook Pro ExpressCard reports page updated:
Updated the page of MacBook Pro owner reports on Express34 Cards with notes from a 2010 MacBook Pro owner on his (natively supported) eSATA Expresscard not working after upgrading to OS X 10.9 Mavericks. I had added a note (and link) about this to the page last fall when this problem was first reported shortly after OS X Mavericks was released. (Notes/Tests from Firmtek and some 2010 MacBook Pro owner posts in Oct. 31st, 2013 news, including link to a post with info on how one user copied the IOPCIFamily.kext from OS X mountain lion. Later posts in that thread have more recent notes and tips.)
   Firmtek had said 2009 and 2011 models were not affected although after a major OS X upgrade often a driver reinstall is required if the card isn't natively supported. (For instance SI3132 SATA card drivers in the past were removed during a major OS X upgrade install.)
  
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Previous News Archive Summary:
    Friday February 14th, 2014 News
  • Late 2013 Mac Pro quad-core Review
  • Did Apple Steal DLNA's Thunder?
  • Apple Certified Mac Technician FAQ
  • OS X Security certifications and validations
  • About OS X Mavericks Activity Monitor
  • Sharing links to iWork documents in iCloud
  • Certifications for iPad USB power adapter
  • Other News/Reviews/Tips/Op-Ed/OT:
    - Review of 600GB Seagate Enterprise Turbo 2.5" SSHD
    - Review of Samsung's $40K UN85S9AF 85-inch Ultra HDTV
    - Review of Toshiba Symbio BDX6400 3D Blu-ray Player
    - Polk Camden Square Bluetooth Speaker and DJ Stream App
    - Detecting CPU-bound Applications in Server Systems
    - Op-Ed on What Makes Browser Exploit for Android Possible
    - Firefox 27.0.1 Release Notes

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